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Health Headlines for March 23, 2020

Read: Cuomo’s daily briefing on COVID-19 (March 23)

Times Union

As of Monday, the total number of confirmed cases in New York hit 20,875, with 157 deaths.

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Governor Cuomo orders New York hospitals to increase capacity

The New York Times

Governor Cuomo is issuing an emergency order requiring hospitals to increase capacity by 50 percent.

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U.S. CDC reports 33,453 coronavirus cases, 400 deaths


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported 33,453 cases of coronavirus, an increase of 18,185 cases from its previous count.

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Affordable Care Act turns 10 amid coronavirus outbreak


President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act 10 years ago. NPR’s Noel King talks to Larry Levitt of the Kaiser Family Foundation about whether the act is helping during the coronavirus outbreak.

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